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Company Name TMBER
Location Online, **
Date Posted 12, Thursday 2014
Category Copywriter
Listing Type Monthly Rate

Description

OPEN POSITIONS:

1) Trail Guide Writer

2) Editor

OVERVIEW:

WRITER: Your job will be to research provided print and online resources and create quality route entries across the U.S. Route entries will include both hard data and an original write-up. This is a short-term contract position, starting almost immediately, and you can work from anywhere. We'll pay you per route you complete – a competitive hourly rate – and incentives for those that qualify.

EDITOR: Your job is to be final eyes on trail routes. You will review route entries in an Excel spreadsheet to ensure proper formatting, and edit a trail description (5-10 sentences total) for spelling, grammar, and logical sense. You will make any corrections according to the editing guide we will provide. Careful attention to detail and perfectionist attitude are required. You must possess the inner stamina and endurance to stare at a spreadsheet for hours on end to edit thousands of routes - not a glamorous task, to be sure! This is a full-time, 40 hours weekly, contract position that begins immediately and will last until late July.

REQUIREMENTS:

College degree in Writing, Communications, Journalism or equivalent work experience
Two years of real-world writing/editing experience and samples to prove it
Demonstrate strong organizational skills
Skilled in Microsoft Excel, Bing/Google Maps, Google Drive
Passion for trail-based outdoor activities
Attention to detail
Ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines

HOW TO APPLY:

Send us a resume showing your writing experience and contact information
Provide a recent writing sample that is relevant to this job opportunity
Include a link to your online portfolio or blog if you have one
Last, as we'll be expanding beyond hiking, tell us which three of these you're most familiar with: hiking, backpacking, trail-running, snow-shoeing, cross-country skiing, kayaking/canoeing, stand up paddling, mountain biking

How To Apply

Send all of the above to Daniel at [email protected] We’re looking forward to hearing from you!
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